This is a full-bodied, ripe wine from one of the top Provence estates. It is rich with red-berry fruits and has been given a crisp touch from the tangy peppered acidity. The spirit (Esprit) of Gassier is obviously in good health.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.